Zip Water

New Toyota material handling equipment for Zip Water

Iconic Australian brand, Zip Water, has acquired a substantial fleet of new Toyota material handling equipment to support its expanded production line.  From humble beginnings, the company now exports its drinking water systems to more than 70 countries, yet still manufactures locally, out of its factory in Condell Park in Sydney’s west. Glenn Bucknell, Zip […]

30/11/2020 - 17:59 pm

Toyota Forklifts ‘hit the nail on-the-head’

A thriving truss and frame making business working alongside a multi award-winning hardware store have three Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) forklifts and a sweeper at the heart of their daily operations. Located in Polo Flat, Cooma, in New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains Region, Australia – roughly 100km south of Canberra – High Country Truss […]

03/11/2020 - 10:58 am

Premier Cranes keeps repair on track

Premier Cranes and Rigging was given the task of raising a 134t locomotive off track for an in-situ repair of a 16t truck frame (bogie). It had to carried out with minimal interruption to a functioning yard. The Premier planning team was given details of a cramped and constricted set up envelope, as the client’s […]

31/08/2020 - 21:15 pm

North Shore Timber increases  efficiency with Hubtex forklifts.

NS Timber Pty Ltd is one of Sydney’s leading timber merchants and has been using Hubtex Australia exclusively since 1997. Trading as North Shore Timber and Hardware, the business has been operating for over 44 years, progressing from a modest retail outlet at Willoughby, to its current operation of modern, fully undercover timber warehouses at […]

20/07/2020 - 19:40 pm

Craning in power for Synergy

Western Australia’s largest electricity generator, Synergy, has installed a new Konecranes 50t CXT double-girder Turbine Hall crane at its Kwinana facility as part of a series of upgrades designed to provide ongoing reliable and affordable energy to its customers. Konecranes has designed its Turbine Hall cranes to require less maintenance, and perform reliably over a […]

30/06/2020 - 09:00 am

Space surveillance telescope uses Konecranes for installation and maintenance

A new $97.2 million Australian Space Surveillance Project based in Exmouth, Western Australia, has been fitted with two Konecranes CXT double-girder underslung cranes. The cranes have lifting capacities of 15 and 20t respectively to receive and install materials on the new space surveillance telescope. The first of their type, the telescopes and supporting facilities are […]

29/05/2020 - 15:08 pm

Konecranes retrofits Auto-TOS reporting on other crane brands for ports leader SAGT

Konecranes Port Solutions is changing the container handling playing field by giving container terminal operators the ability to retrofit powerful intelligence to their existing container cranes that would not otherwise be available. The crane technology retrofits are available throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as globally, and they can be applied […]

12/05/2020 - 17:40 pm

Roy Hill boosts mine safety with Verton’s Everest 6

Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]

05/04/2020 - 17:11 pm

Straightpoint Load Cell Beats Jakarta Elements

Straightpoint (SP) equipment is suited for use even in the Indonesia monsoon season, as a recent application in Jakarta proved. Lifting equipment and services provider Wiguna Artha Lestari utilised an SP Radiolink plus load cell and Wireless Hand Held Plus to complete testing of a 15t capacity frame using a 50t capacity Tadano TG500E. Although […]

05/04/2020 - 16:50 pm

New Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers Boost Efficiency and Reduce Emissions for Busy Terminal

Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers.  Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]

05/04/2020 - 14:40 pm

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